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19 August 2015
Dispatch
Nearly 60 million people are forcibly displaced by conflict, war and persecution, the largest number since the United Nations was created 70 years ago in the ashes of the Second World War. And due... Read more
12 August 2015
Dispatch
Today, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commemorates International Youth Day, under the theme, “Youth Civic Engagement,” by celebrating the actions young people around the world take to... Read more
11 July 2015
Statement
A recent United Nations report warns that the number of forcibly displaced people has risen to a record number – almost 60 million at the end of 2014. Among these, most women and adolescent girls... Read more
12 May 2015
Statement
Women and girls living with fistula are among the most marginalized and neglected, and the persistence of fistula is a grave illustration of serious inequalities and the denial of rights and dignity... Read more
20 April 2015
Press Release
Cairo, 20 April 2015 – Under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Hala Youssef, Minister of Population, the Center for Economic and Financial Research Studies (CEFRS) at Cairo University in cooperation with the... Read more
8 March 2015
Dispatch
The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, and the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing bolstered progress for women’s rights to make their own choices about... Read more
6 February 2015
Statement
  A call to action for health workers around the world to mobilize against FGM Female genital mutilation (FGM) violates the human rights and undermines the health and well-being of some 3 million... Read more
25 November 2014
Statement
Message of UNFPA Executive Director for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November 2014 As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence... Read more
12 October 2014
Dispatch
 Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence Message of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2014... Read more
12 October 2014
Dispatch
All over the world, an alarming number of adolescent girls are assaulted, beaten, raped, mutilated and even murdered.  The threat of violence at the hands of family members, partners, teachers and... Read more

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